Help Name this “New Puppy”!

July 14th, 2019|0 Comments

Help choose the name of #Canada's new Search and Rescue aircraft! The #RCAF is considering five possible names for the new CC-295 fixed-wing SAR aircraft. See the names and make your choice on our site: http://rcaf-arc.forces.gc.ca/en/cc-295-name.page The RCAF commander will [...]

CASARA/PEP Air ROLE

May 12th, 2019|0 Comments

Recent weeks have highlighted an increasing trend in exactly how CASARA/PEP Air Nanaimo can assist Ground SAR Agencies in their varied RCMP/EMBC taskings. CASARA Nanaimo has twice been involved in providing search assets to assist [...]

NANAIMO AIRPORT COMMISSION

April 22nd, 2019|0 Comments

Nanaino Airport Commission CEO, Mike Hooper, and Operations Director, Don Goulard, gave MIASARS members an in-depth look into the current development phase at Nanaimo Airport and an insight as to where and how the Commission [...]

EMBC’s PSLV VOLUNTEER OF THE YEAR for PEP Air

April 19th, 2019|0 Comments

  Congratulations to one of our own, John Lamb, for being honoured with EMBC's PSLV Volunteer of the Year award for PEP Air, at a recent ceremony at the BC Legislature in Victoria.     [...]

A true “workhorse” ~ The Buffalo

April 15th, 2019|0 Comments

April 09, 2019 marked the 55th anniversary of the de Havilland DHC-5 Buffalo's first flight on April 9th, 1964. Initially offered at a mere $1.55M, the "Buff" came with 2 x GE CT64-820-4 engines (3,133 [...]

406 MHz ELT ~ Life saving Technology

November 9th, 2018|0 Comments

Why do some planes in Canada lack potentially life-saving emergency beacons? Many small, private and recreational aircraft are using outdated equipment David Burke · CBC News · Posted: Nov 08, 2018 6:00 AM AT | Last Updated: November 8 [...]

AIR SEARCH SUSPENDED

September 21st, 2018|0 Comments

Sept 20th PEPAir reported: It is with sorrow and dismay, that I report the search for the missing RV6 from Edmonton to Chilliwack has come to a close at this time. We will however use [...]

PEP Air/CASARA Transportation Role

September 5th, 2018|0 Comments

As identified back in July (Tofino incident) PEP Air/CASARA play an essential transportation role in addition to its SAR responsibilities.  Making sure other key rescuers can be on scene in the shortest possible time .. [...]